Elen Turner

A troubled homecoming

Prajwal Parajuly’s Indian Nepalis, at home and away.

Dec 15, 2014

Of shadows, skins and stones

A review of three recent novels by Pakistani women authors.

Sep 10, 2014

Who is Taslima Nasrin?

An attempt to unravel the mythology and persona of the controversial author

Jul 15, 2013

Prescience or coincidence

Dalrymple’s detailed look at the first Anglo-Afghan war hypothesises parallels between then and now. But how many of these pass muster?

May 15, 2013

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Politics and the Hindi press

The rise of Hindi print in India since the early 1970s.

Glacial pace

Inside the repatriation process for trafficking survivors between India and Bangladesh.

Queer notes on Begum Akhtar

Caste, sexuality and tawaif subcultures in postcolonial India.